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Hajos, Karl
world premiere in San Francisco by Olympic Club Glee Club of sixty voices, Sept. 17, 1950. Home: Mill Valley, Calif. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Hager, Clyde, author, composer; vaudeville, radio, and screen actor; b. Mitchell, S.D., Dec. 2, 1886; d. Harrisburg, Pa., May 22, 1944. ASCAP 1925. Educ: Central High School and Stearns Acad., Chicago; Pernin Court Reporting School, Bos­ton. Left packing-house post to be­come vaudeville entertainer, created character "The Pitch Man." Radio announcer and sports commentator. Songs: "That Wonderful Mother of Mine"; "Back in the Old Neighbor­hood"; "I'm Going over the Hills to Virginia"; "Tell Them You're from Virginia"; "That's What's Calling Me Back", "That's All, Brother"; "Only a Butterfly"; "Humming Bird"; "When a Peach in Georgia Weds a Rose from Alabama"; "1 Lost My Heart to a Wonderful Girl in the Heart of the Berkshire Hills." Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Haggar, George A., author; b. Kar-houn, Lebanon, Feb. 5, 1897. ASCAP 1950. U.S. citizen. Songs: "Christmas Comes But Once a Year"; "Hello New Year Hello"; "Anything for Hallow­een"; "In September"; "I Remembered You." Address: 191 Willis Ave., Hawthorne, N.Y.
Hahn, Carl, composer, conductor, cellist; b. Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 23, 1874; d. Cincinnati, Ohio, May 13, 1929. ASCAP 1925. Of musical par­entage. Educ: Cincinnati College of Music, with Otto Singer, Lino Mat-tioli, C. Van Broekhoven, Frank Van der Stucken; cellist with Van der Stucken, Anton Seidl, Theodore Thomas. Conducted San Antonio Symph. Orch. for twelve years, Texas State Music Festivals. Conductor New York Arion Society 1914-20, New York Mozart Society 1917-20,
New York Euphony Society 1920-23. Frequent guest conductor New York Philh. Symph. Society, cellist with John McCormack, Enrico Caruso and others. Songs: "Voice of the Chimes"; "Little Road Through Naza­reth"; "Trees"; "Little Bunch o' Honeyness"; "The Green Cathedral"; "Rain Song"; also many choral com­positions. Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Haid, William (Billy), composer; b. Hamilton, Ohio, April 2, 1901. ASCAP 1936. Educ.: Hamilton High School; Ohio State Univ., Radio Tele­vision Inst.; piano with Olga Kuntz; advanced composition and piano, Herman Wasserman. Wrote songs for Scarlet Mask Club show at Ohio State Univ. "Ohio State," first prize song Univ. 1921; "Ohio Buckeye," first prize Univ. 1922. In Europe 1924-25 with Lido Venice Orch., London, Brussels, Berlin, Paris, and Madrid. World War II, electronic and radio engineer. Songs: "Pretty Mary Ann"; "Turquoise"; "Dagmar Dances"; "Moon of Japan"; "Saddle Your Blues to a Wild Mustang"; "Taint Good—Like a Nickel Made of Wood"; "Nearer and Dearer to You"; "Silvery Moon"; "Golden Sands"; "Meet Me at the Football Game"; "Tell Santy I Live in a Shanty"; "I Picked a Flower the Color of Your Eyes"; "Better Keep Away"; "I Don't Blame You" (tango); "You Make the Wheels Go Round"; "Prairie Schooner." Home: 70-24 Utopia Parkway, Flushing, L.I., N.Y.
Hajos, Karl, composer; b. Budapest, Hungary, Jan. 28, 1889; d. Holly­wood, Calif., Feb. 1, 1950. ASCAP 1929. Educ.: Univ. of Budapest, Acad, of Music, Budapest. Member Dramatists' Guild; Screen Composers' Assn. From 1928 in Hollywood scor­ing more than one hundred fifty mo­tion pictures including: Beggars of Life; The Loves of an Actress; Mo­rocco; Four Frightened People; Sum-